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Berlin man hurt when ATV flips, lands on him

August 25. 2013 10:22AM

A Berlin man was hospitalized for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries after rolling his all-terrain-vehicle on a trail at  Jericho Mountain State Park on Saturday.

State Fish and Game officers were called by a person who said the vehicle had flipped and the rider appeared to be having trouble breathing.

The caller, however, did not know the name of the trail where the accident happened. Officers contacted the family of the motorist and found the scene, on the southern end of the Pipeline Trail.

Apparently, Patrick Roberts, 52, was turning around when the left rear wheel went off the trail over a culvert, causing it to roll on top of him.

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